S Brandon Ellerbe Profile
The one-time Clemson commit from Anson County High School (Wadesboro, N.C.) set his official visit to Clemson for the weekend starting on Jan. 14.
CUTigers caught up with the current North Carolina commit after his first unofficial visit to Tigertown this season.
"I was impressed by the game," Ellerbe said. "It was a good one to watch. It was a good game to get me out of the house."
The Scout.com three-star safety arrived to Clemson with his mom and Anson teammate Jonathan Hough, a class of 2011 wide receiver.
"I really didn't have time to talk to the coaches," Ellerbe said.
When asked what stood out to him about the game, Ellerbe said, "The defensive line and Rashard Hall."
After the game, he went to the Clemson locker room with the other prospects visiting for the game. He got a chance to talk with former Anson teammate Tra Thomas, a freshman defensive tackle for the Tigers.
"I was just talking to him how he was doing, how life is on the next level. It was stuff like that," Ellerbe said. "He was saying the education is harder."
Brandon Maye spoke to him, too.
"He was just asking me about the recruiting game and how that was going," Ellerbe said.
2011 Clemson commit Shaq Anthony spoke briefly to Ellerbe, who is committed to North Carolina.
"He just said, 'What's up?' and kept on going," Ellerbe said.
Next weekend, he'll be in Chapel Hill for the North Carolina/Virginia Tech game.
Earlier this week, Ellerbe was selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas. The game is scheduled for Dec. 18, the same day he turns 18.
"I can't lie. I was thankful for it. It hit me in the face. I couldn't say anything, because I was shocked," he said.
Official visit to Clemson set
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